David C. White

David C. White is an Emmy-nominated writer and producer, best known for writing the 2015 History Channel miniseries Sons of Liberty.

Early Life and Education

White was educated at Oyster River High School in Durham, New Hampshire, graduating in 2000. He went on to attend the University of New Hampshire, also in Durham, where he majored in Communications with a minor in English, graduating in 2005.[1]


In 2012, White wrote and produced the History Channel docudrama miniseries The Men Who Built America,[2] for which he was nominated for two Primetime Emmys.[3] The following year, he wrote and produced a follow-up History Channel docudrama series, The World Wars,[4][5] which led to another pair of Emmy nominations.[6]

In 2014, White co-wrote the scripted miniseries Sons of Liberty, which premiered on January 25th, 2015.[7][8][9][10] In December 2015, he was nominated for a Writers Guild of America Award for his work on the show.[11]



Year Title Role Notes
2012 The Men Who Built America Producer, Writer
2014 The World Wars Producer, Writer
2015 Sons of Liberty Writer

Awards and Nominations

Year Award Recipient Category Result
2013 Primetime Emmy The Men Who Built America Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series Nominated
Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming Nominated
2014 Primetime Emmy The World Wars Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series Nominated
Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming Nominated
2016 Writers Guild of America Award Sons of Liberty Outstanding Writing for Longform Original Programming Nominated


  1. Palmer, Morgan (May 26, 2014). "ORHS, UNH grad writes for The History Channel". Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  2. Lowry, Brian (October 15, 2012). "Review: 'The Men Who Built America'". Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  3. Finke, Nikke (July 18, 2013). "2013 Primetime Emmy Nominations (LIVE)". Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  4. Rawden, Jessica (May 15, 2014). "Three Big Reasons To Watch The World Wars On History Tonight". Retrieved October 14, 2015.
  5. Lowry, Brian (May 22, 2014). "TV Review: History's 'The World Wars'". Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  6. The Deadline Team (July 10, 2014). "Primetime Emmys: Full List Of Nominees". Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  7. Dawidziak, Mark (January 23, 2015). "'Sons of Liberty' is a handsome but hollow History lesson". Retrieved October 15, 2015.
  8. McNamara, Mary (January 24, 2015). "Review 'Sons of Liberty' takes a few too many liberties on History". Retrieved October 15, 2015.
  9. Wiegand, David (January 20, 2015). "'Sons of Liberty' spices up history". Retrieved October 15, 2015.
  10. Lowry, Brian (January 22, 2015). "TV Review: 'Sons of Liberty'". Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  11. Tapley, Kristopher (December 3, 2015). "'Better Call Saul,' 'Mr. Robot,' 'Kimmy Schmidt' Among WGA TV Nominees". Retrieved December 11, 2015.

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